America 1940-1949: World Events Research Article from American Decades

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Benjamin Britten composes his opera Albert Herring.

Albert Camus's novel The Plague is published.

Charlie Chaplin's movie Monsieur Verdoux is released.

Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is published.

Erich Fromm's Man for Himself, a psychological study of ethics, is published.

Alberto Giacometti sculpts Man Pointing.

Le Corbusier begins the Unite d'habitation, an apartment complex intended to function as a self-sufficient community, in Marseilles.

H. R. Trevor-Roper's historical work The Last Days of Hitler is published.

1 Jan.

The British and Americans join their German occupation zones into a single economic unit.

29 Jan.

American envoys, led by General Marshall, abandon efforts to negotiate an end to the Chinese civil war.

10 Feb.

The Allies sign formal peace treaties with Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Finland, officially ending the hostilities of World War II.

3 Mar.

Martial law is declared in Palestine after increased incidences of Zionist attacks against British personnel...

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